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Ananthanarayanan (Individual)     21 March 2011

Judicial separation and divorce

What are basic differeces between a jydicial separation and divorce?

Are legal separation and judicial separation  one and  the same or any differences there?  





 3 Replies

arvind (advocate)     21 March 2011

See actully there is a minute difference between judicial seperation and divorce. u/s 10 in hma  define about judicial seperation which says seperation of spouse for  1 year. in this 1 year there could not establish aany physical relation between them.

VictimOfBiasLaw (Professional)     21 March 2011

My Question :

1. What is the benefit of legal seperation over divorce  ?

2. is there any legal right of spouce on property / income after legal seperation ?

3. what if wife not ready for divorce , can husband go for legal seperation ?

4. is Legal seperation is as lenghty and tedious process as getting divorce ?

5. under what section i ( i m husband) can calim for this ?

pratik (self working)     21 March 2011

I Have heard that in judicial separation the husband or wife if they are not permissible to have intercourse (s*x) as per the law but in divorce they can have intercourse.  If any case laws on it  whether they can have a intercourse or not in judicial separation & in divorce decree ?


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